About Us


autoX, fuelled by passionate motoring junkies since September 2006, is the fastest growing automotive lifestyle publication & portal in India.

Our focus on visual appeal, through attractive layouts and photography, and our storytelling approach with an inclination towards humour, creates an emotional connect with readers. Moreover, our reasonable market price ensures value and expands our reach to a wide cross-section of industry and society.

Our reviews meet the highest standards of editorial quality & integrity – and we’re fortunate that readers rate the quality of our content among the best in the motoring world globally.

At autoX, through our comprehensive tests and unique features, we strive to put our readers in the driver’s seat of the most exciting industry in the country. Everything we do is driven by: Heart; Soul; Passion; Emotion.

Comnet Publishers Pvt. Ltd. (an ISO 9001:2008 & 14001:2004 certified company) is a part of the leading Exhibitions India Group – a trade promotion group established in 1987.


Editor and owner of autoX, and one of the Directors of Exhibitions India Group, Dhruv has chased his dreams passionately. A regular racing and rally contestant, he recently raced in the Volkswagen Polo R Cup and finished on the podium. He has work experience of over 10 years in the US and India in the realm of finance, publishing and international events. Needless to say, everything automotive lights up his day. autoX is testimony to his passion and commitment.

Assistant Editor with autoX, Ashish has been a motoring and travel journalist for over 8 years. He was a race car driver and raced in the FISSME class. Professionally, he has worked as a trade consultant and analyst with several agencies and media houses. He has a creative bent of mind and is passionate about photography and travel. Ashish oversees the editorial, photography and production verticals of the magazine.

A consulting editor with autoX, Ishan has great technical knowledge, and his life-long love for cars has seen him engage in verbal battles with even the most devoted die-hard automotive freaks. He has worked with lifestyle publishing brands as a freelance / consultant over the past 4 years.

Cadillacs, with only the most supple suspension, is what gets him excited. He’s the new age grunge artist of the autoX team. This Indian-American boy comes from a diverse business background, and has decided to pursue his passion for writing, travel, and all things related to automobiles – that’s why he joined a magazine that functions in the most passionate way. He works in the capacity of a Senior Correspondent and Assistant Photographer for autoX. Oh, and food – lots of it – is what keeps him going!

This quiet, but decidedly impactful, young man has graduated with a Master’s Degree in English Literature. He hails from a family of musicians, and is himself gifted with a good voice. He has a passion for writing, and a passion for automobiles brought him to autoX as a correspondent out of our Mumbai branch. He’s worked with the Asian Age in the past, where he was responsible for the entertainment beat. He also worked with Time Out magazine, and then moved on to the position of a copywriter with Carwale.com.

This art and photography devotee operates as the head of the design and photography divisions of the autoX magazine. Moving the electronic mouse randomly on his desk, Kapil brings the magazine to its final form through creative layouts and impeccable art direction. He has helped autoX become one of the most visually captivating auto journals in India. He has an experience of 15 years in the realm of art, design, and photography.

Marketing is a tricky business and Soumendra is the money spinner who’s capable of cracking deals that his worthy adversaries in the industry can’t. The General Manager of Marketing at autoX, Soumendra has been in the print industry over the last 8 years. He works very closely with all the media agencies and has established intimate relationship with not just the agencies but also high-end and popular clients across the business sectors.